Rodeo veterinarian Jo Powers is accustomed to operating under pressure but nothing could have prepared her for the shocking discovery of the armed and bleeding escaped convict hiding in her truck. Even more disconcerting is the fact that Jo knows the man in the prison jumpsuit. Jo s split second decision to use her medical skill to save this man s life is just the beginning, because now he needs her help to uncover the truth. Seven years ago, Branson Faulkner was accused of a murder he claims he didn t commit. With the hope of finding new evidence to prove his innocence, he s risked everything to clear his name and reclaim his life but he can t do it alone. Jo agrees to help, even though she isn t completely sure Faulkner is innocent. Now, as Faulkner and Jo conduct their investigation, they discover an alarming connection between a string of homicides, and one truth is clear there s a murderer on the loose who will stop at nothing to cover his tracks.
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Raised in southeastern Idaho, Kathi Oram Peterson has explored Swan Valley and Fall Creek Canyon. Her mother was born near the banks of the Snake River below Table Rock Mountain in Idaho. Kathi grew up walking the trails, paddling across the river, and hearing about her mother s life when she lived there. Her parents loved this area and eventually built a cabin in the mountains farther upriver above Palisades Dam. Every summer they d pass through beautiful Swan Valley on their way to the cabin. Another area they spent a great deal of time exploring was Fall Creek. As in this novel, Kathi has floated Fall Creek, walked in a stinging nettle patch, and explored the cave behind the waterfall. She couldn t help but set this novel in that area. After her children finished school, Kathi earned her English degree at the University of Utah. She worked for several years, writing and editing children s books for a curriculum publisher. Upon leaving the workforce, she turned her attention to writing novels. She currently resides in Salt Lake City.
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Book Description Covenant Communications Inc., 2013. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M1621084159